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who keep all the cargo working in those busy sea ports are threatening to go on strike. a walkout could close ports from houston to boston. it would cripple shipping operations, and of course, impact the economy as early as next week. the union has been work without a contract since september and as many as 14,000 workers could hit the picket line starting this sunday. >>> big retailers have agreed to recall baby recliners which have a deadly defect. 150,000 nap nanny infant recliners are being blamed for at least five deaths and dozens of reports of babies falling, as well. the recliners have been on sale for about four years, and retailers agreed to this recall after the manufacturer went out of business. parents should return it for a refund. >>> a florida dad is angry after the christmas present he bought at a pawnshop for his teenage daughter had some x-rated extras. turns out the tablet george sanchez purchased was loaded with hard core porn. computer experted tried to delete them but unable to restore them to factory settings. the pawnshop says it was sold as is and no retu
of the body. and 20 times we do the wrong operation. >> reporter: dr. jeffrey port of new york presbyterian hospital showed me what is supposed to happen before surgery even starts. >> make a mark with our initials on the side of the surgery. >> reporter: the surgeon initials the correct limb. once inside the o.r., everything stops and they hold up a checklist. nurses should count the instruments and gauze sponges before and after surgery. and some hospitals use a new technology that dr. port pioneered. a tiny tracking chip attached to each piece of gauze. are surgeons taking this seriously? >> very seriously. >> reporter: if you have to have elective surgery, there are a couple things you can do to lower the chance you're going to suffer from a surgical error. first, go online and look at your hospital's error rate. you want one where that rate is very, very low. then talk to your surgeon and say, do you use that checklist that lived so many lives? if they do, that's the doctor you want to stay with. dr. richard besser, abc news, new york. >> that's eye opening. >> i know. >> you go in to
of the port city plunged into darkness. >> the power went out, and we could hear it coming and we jumped in the bathtub. >> reporter: churches, homes, schools, crumbled. >> you forgot that it was christmas for a while. >> reporter: tens of thousands were told to forget about getting to their destinations. and a pilot talking to passengers was clearly fed up after waiting nearly five hours to take off. >> decisions are being made way above our heads by people that obviously, in my humble opinion, don't have a clue what they're doing. >> reporter: that flight, from dallas to las vegas, never took off. brad wheelis, abc news, los angeles. >> unbelievable. some areas in new england could get a foot of snow before this snow gets finish. >> and now we go to meteorologist andrew baglini. good morning. >> good morning, muhammad and brandi. thankfully the severe weather aspect of the storm is over. looking at a lot of heavy rain and very strong winds along the i-95 corridor of boston, north into bangor where we're seeing some sleet and snow. we'll see that tapering off in buffalo. but buffalo thr
in the contract for workers at port of los angeles. they walked off the job eight days ago after working without a contract for two years. the strike crippled the complex, which is the nation's largest, and prevented delivery of cargo to wear houses throughout the country. no specific details yet on the agreement. >>> in other news, there are some new, great signs the economy is rebounding. home sales have shot up big time, in fact. abc's david muir looks at what is behind the real estate turnaround. >> reporter: call it an early christmas gift for millions of americans who own homes. new signs home values are finally on the rise again. the biggest spike in arizona where home prices are up more than 21%. >> this is quite a streak. >> reporter: you will remember our drive-through, the neighborhood outside phoenix, ground zero, for the housing crash five years ago, foreclosed, for sale, for rent. 130 homes for sale in the one neighborhood alone. sharon was trying to sell them. what did they buy their home for? >> $308,000. >> reporter: what is it listed at now? >> $130,000. >> $130,000. >> reporte
, alabama, got hit hard. wide swaths of the port city plunged into darkness. >> the power went out, and we could hear it coming and we ran and jumped in the bathtub. >> reporter: churches, homes, schools, crumbled in the furious onslaught. >> you forgot that it was christmas for a while. >> reporter: tens of thousands of airline travelers across the u.s. were told to forget about getting to their destinations on schedule. the frustration was even felt in one cockpit. an american airlines pilot talking to his passengers were clearly fed up after waiting nearly five hours to take off. >> decisions are being made way above our heads by people that obviously, in my humble opinion, don't have a clue what they're doing. >> reporter: that flight, from dallas to las vegas, never took off. brad wheelis, abc news, los angeles. >> unbelievable. some areas in new england could get a foot of snow before this storm goes ahead and blows out to sea. >> and our coverage continues with the latest from accuweather and meteorologist andrew baglini. good morning. >> good morning, muhammad and brandi. thankfull
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